2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Technology Assessment (8407/36 weeks)
All tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Analyzing the Fundamentals of Technological Assessment
Analyzing Technological Impacts
- Analyze the impacts and consequences of technological developments.
- Analyze the life cycle of consumer products and systems.
- Assess possible replacements of outdated technologies.
- Analyze the relationship between technology and the environment.
- Analyze the relationship between technological demand and resources.
Designing a Technical Product or System
- Assess a new product or system currently entering the market.
- Design a product or system to solve a problem or satisfy a need.
- Explore product-development costs and funding resources.
- Use three-dimensional modeling and analysis of the functional aspects of a product design and the optimization of a product.
- Describe the evaluation process of constraints, optimization, and predictive analysis (COPA) used to design a product or system.
- Analyze alternative solutions to existing problems.
- Incorporate aspects of universal design into a product or system.
Producing a Technical Product or System
- Apply safety procedures and practices.
- Produce a model or prototype that represents improvement in a product or system.
- Diagram material flow through the supply chain.
- Identify components of a quality assurance plan.
- Use tools, machines, materials, and processes.
- Evaluate a product or system.
- Produce an engineering design portfolio for a product or system.